Blocked from updating windows
If your machine is part of a "Domain", check with your IT Dept. This especially applies to Laptop users who travel or bring their work machines home.
Make sure to reset the Service (if needed) prior to connecting (reboot required) to your work Domain ... If you are using Network Discovery then the DNS Client service is required and should not be set to either Manual or Disabled.
Run the installation again by using the offline installer (for 4.5.1, for 4.5.2, for 4.6, for 4.6.1, for 4.6.2, for 4.7), or for 4.7.1. NET Framework on Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 requires that the update corresponding to KB 2919355 be installed.
For more information, see the installation guide and system requirements for supported operating systems. NET Framework requires that a KB update be installed before installing the . A restart is sometimes required to fully complete an installation.
seems Microsoft has finally corrected the issue ...
Before you can install a custom HOSTS file in Win8, you will need to make a change in Windows Defender ...
NET Framework that are installed on your computer, because an application you use may depend on a specific version of the . NET Framework release before installing a language pack.
For more information, see the section on To install language packs in the installation guide.
In rare cases, you may be asked to restart your system more than once if Windows has detected a number of missing updates and is restarting to install the next update in the queue.
If you were previously using the MVPS HOSTS and Windows 7 ... The below screenshot shows the "MVPS HOSTS FILE IS NOW UPDATED" message ...